Continuity mistake: In the scene towards the end of the film, when three troopers creep into the church, Margaret Mary hits Sandy over the head. When Margaret Mary starts to speak, a ribbon around her neck curiously unravels itself and disappears behind her back .
Continuity mistake: When the fire trucks are scrambled for the General's plane, watch for the open cab fire truck. It pulls fourth in line. The shot then shifts to show some sort of armored carrier go by,the shot then shifts back and the open cab fire truck is parked back by the building.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where Jack Boundurant is getting threatened/punched by Charlie Rakes inside the home of Cricket Pate: Rakes is holding Boundurant and severely damaging a single side of his face. In the next scene Boundurant appears with his brothers and the wound appears on the other side of his face.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where we see school children leaving the building and are going home we see two children go over to the see saw to ride on it. Buffalo Bill is talking to a little girl just outside the doorway and when it cuts in for a closer shot of the girl, you can see in the background there are now four children on the see saw; then again when the little girl starts walking home its back to the original two children who were on the see saw earlier on.
Continuity mistake: In the scene where the wagon train is waiting for Wagonmaster Harlow to decide which fork in the road to take, all the shadows are to the left. As they approach Harlow, the shadows are in front and moment later when the wagons move off the shadows are to the right. (00:26:20)
Continuity mistake: When Oracle Jones is first sought out by the miners he drinks whiskey from a glass. As his visions grow he reaches for the whole bottle, and grabs the top to remove the cork; but the cork has already been removed.
Continuity mistake: There is no barn to the left of MacMasters' house (otherwise, it would be visible from the front porch), but when Albert runs from the side of the porch into the open, there is a barn. When Britt got home, there was a barn but it was not where it would have been when Albert was running from Jed's gang. (00:09:10 - 00:10:18)
Continuity mistake: When Tom rushes up with his knife, fork and dish to get his dinner from the cook, you can see that Tom's knife is pointing straight but in the next shot it is now pointing to the right.
Continuity mistake: The opening scene states the date as April 10th 1865, the day of the train station robbery. Siringo tells Vance at the school money-raising event that the robbery took place 8 weeks ago, but when Clint is buried at the end, his death is April 25th 1865, only 2 weeks after the robbery.
Continuity mistake: After Bills long stay at the Chinese drug den. He goes to the bar and Jane uses the crank mixer to mix a drink. 1st cut she's cranking forwards - then cut from behind her, she is cranking backwards - then cut to in front of her, and she's cranking forwards again. (01:06:15)